The Hollow Crown (2012 - 2016)


The Hollow Crown

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Series Info

Four filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays ("Richard II," "Henry IV Part 1," "Henry IV Part 2," "Henry V").

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Seasons

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Critics Consensus: The Hollow Crown deftly demonstrates that even the Bard's most obscure work can be sumptuous appointment viewing -- saving Benedict Cumberbatch's riveting incarnation of Richard III as a parting treat.

2016, PBS, 3 episodes

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Critics Consensus: The Hollow Crown summons some of Britain's most exemplary acting talent and gorgeously crafted production values to enliven the Swan of Avon's immortal words with an energetic panache fit for the 21st Century.

2012, PBS, 4 episodes

Cast

Ben Daniels
as Buckingham
Adrian Dunbar
as Plantagenet
James Fleet
as Hastings
Keeley Hawes
as Queen Elizabeth
Ben Miles
as Somerset
Alan David
as Bishop of Ely
Andrew Scott
as King Louis
Kyle Soller
as Clifford
Samuel West
as Bishop of Winchester
Lucy Robinson
as Young Cecily
Josef Altin
as Murderer II
Tom Beard
as Sir William Lucy
Max Bennett
as John Talbot
Isaac Andrews
as Prince Richard
Sean Cernow
as Murderer
Pandora Colin
as Joan's Mother
Geoff Bell
as Murderer I
Simon Armstrong
as Grieving Father
Robert Bowman
as Mayor of London
Jamie Ballard
as Grieving Son
Keith Dunphy
as Ratcliffe
Mariah Gale
as Lady Bona
Simon Ginty
as George Stanley
Christopher Godwin
as Shepherd II
Tom Godwin
as Shepherd I
David Troughton
as Young Cecily
Madison Lygo
as Princess Elizabeth
Richard Lynch
as Westmorland
Caspar Morley
as Prince Edward
Jordan McCurrach
as Young Soldier
Penny Ryder
as Lady-in-Waiting
Sid Sagar
as Torch Bearer
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